cooking, health coaching

Quarantine Cooking Guide: Shopping List Staples, Pantry Essentials and a Batch Cooking Plan

Interesting times call for interesting measures... we're all having to a get a little more creative in the kitchen lately... Ever since COVID-19 shelter in place orders went into effect each day feels sort like some twisted reality quarantine cooking show where I have to come up with dinner using limited ingredients while simultaneously entertaining… Continue reading Quarantine Cooking Guide: Shopping List Staples, Pantry Essentials and a Batch Cooking Plan

health coaching

Coronavirus Support Guide: How to Reduce Stress and Boost Your Immune System

This week, in between making lunches and games of CandyLand, I've been compiling some of what I think are the most important things to make us our most resilient in the midst of this coronavirus pandemic... I'll tell you I'm not the expert on viruses, pandemics, surviving quarantine for weeks on end... what I am… Continue reading Coronavirus Support Guide: How to Reduce Stress and Boost Your Immune System

potato pizza
recipes, snacks

Potato Pizza Bites – Gluten-Free Pizza

These potato pizza bites came out of a night when my girls wanted pizza. I opened the fridge to find some leftover potato rounds, half a jar of marinara sauce and cheese. We improvised... And potato pizza bites were born. Think like those Bagel Bites we used to eat when we were kids... in whole-food, plant-based… Continue reading Potato Pizza Bites – Gluten-Free Pizza

breadless stuffing
recipes, sides

Breadless Stuffing with Butternut Squash and Sage

When I started pulling together recipes for my Gluten & Dairy Free for the Holidays recipe book there was one recipe from last Thanksgiving that I just couldn't find. It was a breadless stuffing that had all the flavor of stuffing, without the usual bread. It was the most perfect contradiction of healthy comfort food… Continue reading Breadless Stuffing with Butternut Squash and Sage

beef tacos
mains, recipes

Beef Tacos + Cilantro Cauliflower Rice

We eat a lot of tacos around here, especially these beef tacos. Right now I'm averaging most days where two meals a day are a taco, in some form or fashion. Some healthier than others, yes. Regardless, most days I'm drawn toward all things roll-able. When I asked you in this survey last week what… Continue reading Beef Tacos + Cilantro Cauliflower Rice

paleo chocolate chip cookies
desserts, recipes

The Chocolate Chip Cookie That Won’t Ruin Your Diet

If there was such a thing as a healthier chocolate chip cookie, this would be it. Wait, let me rephrase that.... I should say if there was such a thing as a healthier chocolate chip cookie that tastes like a real chocolate chip cookie, THIS is it. I've been so overwhelmed with the holidays this… Continue reading The Chocolate Chip Cookie That Won’t Ruin Your Diet

apple cinnamon granola bars
breakfast, recipes, snacks

Apple Cinnamon Granola Bars & Just Doing It

We're getting more granola by the day over here... especially now that I've sworn to only make my own granola bars over the ones that come out of a box. These are just so much better - better tasting and better for you! They're easy to make and way less expensive too. Seriously, you can… Continue reading Apple Cinnamon Granola Bars & Just Doing It

how to cut a spaghetti squash
mains, recipes

The Trick to Cutting Up Spaghetti Squash & The Perfect Sauce and Meatballs

OK, so I know in my "I'm Back!" post I said I didn't have time to take a zillion pictures while cooking anymore, but get this, I actually started this post three years ago... I've been wondering how I was going to find the time to get this blog up and running again and there it was, a near… Continue reading The Trick to Cutting Up Spaghetti Squash & The Perfect Sauce and Meatballs

cauliflower dip
recipes, snacks

Creamy Cauliflower Dip

One of the biggest lessons I've learned from changing my diet is when you close a door on one food, there's a window that opens. And it's a chance to experiment, be creative and discover something new. Four years ago I started on this journey of healing my body naturally and along the way have had to give up… Continue reading Creamy Cauliflower Dip

spiralized zucchini
mains, recipes

Zucchini Pasta with Avocado Pesto + The Veggie Spiralizer

It's the first week of fall and while everyone else is blogging about pumpkin flavored soup, smoothies, muffins, cookies.... I'm stuck in summer mode. As excited as I am to move on to fall, I'm still savoring the last few tastes of summer, like the basil, zucchini and tomato in this dish. The light, refreshing flavors feel and… Continue reading Zucchini Pasta with Avocado Pesto + The Veggie Spiralizer